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sled

See also: sleď

EnglishEdit

A wooden sled.

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English sledde, from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German sledde (compare Dutch slee, slede, Low German Sleden), from Proto-Germanic *slidô (compare East Frisian sliede, German Schlitten, Norwegian slede). Related to slide.

PronunciationEdit

a dog sled

NounEdit

sled (plural sleds)

  1. A small, light vehicle with runners, used, mostly by young persons, for sliding on snow or ice. (A "sled" in this sense is not pulled by an animal as a "sleigh" is.)
    The child zoomed down the hill on his sled.
  2. (US) A vehicle on runners, used for conveying loads over the snow or ice. (contrast "sleigh", which is larger)
    "Mush!" he yelled at the dogs pulling the sled.

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VerbEdit

sled (third-person singular simple present sleds, present participle sledding, simple past and past participle sledded)

  1. To ride a sled.

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NounEdit

slȇd m (Cyrillic spelling сле̑д)

  1. sequence
  2. track

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